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Music for Mardi Gras

The library has plenty of music for your Mardi Gras celebration. You can also download music for free for your Mardi Gras party from Freegal. Laissez les bon temps rouler!


Amazon Says: Doucet scrambles up Cajun and rock `n' roll with a hot group of musicians, including several members of Beausoleil, guitarist Sonny Landreth, and even Richard Thompson on a fe more...
Amazon Says: Doucet scrambles up Cajun and rock `n' roll with a hot group of musicians, including several members of Beausoleil, guitarist Sonny Landreth, and even Richard Thompson on a few tracks. Includes Cajunized versions of "Wooly Bully," "Louie Louie," "Do You Want to Dance," and more.This product is manufactured on demand using CD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply. less...
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Amazon Says: Nonesuch Records is releasing a benefit album of newly recorded songs featuring artists from the New Orleans music community, across a wide variety of styles to document the more...
Amazon Says: Nonesuch Records is releasing a benefit album of newly recorded songs featuring artists from the New Orleans music community, across a wide variety of styles to document the depth, richness and profound musicality of that unique city. Funds from the sale of the record, titled Our New Orleans, will be donated to Habitat For Humanity to aid those affected by the recent Hurricane Katrina disaster. CD features Allen Toussaint, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Dr. John, Irma Thomas, Wild Magnolias, Buckwheat Zydeco, Randy Newman, and others. 2005. less...
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Amazon Says: A favorite on the New Orleans music scene, trumpeter Kermit Ruffins combines the spirit of classic New Orleans music with the energy and creativity of the modern Crescent City more...
Amazon Says: A favorite on the New Orleans music scene, trumpeter Kermit Ruffins combines the spirit of classic New Orleans music with the energy and creativity of the modern Crescent City sound. On this retrospective, featuring selections from Ruffins’ seven solo albums on Basin Street and Justice Records, Putumayo hopes to bring the music of this remarkable musician to a wider audience. Ruffins helped spark a brass band revival in the 1980s when he co-founded the Rebirth Brass Band, a dynamic group of teenage musicians who started playing in the streets of the French Quarter. The group released numerous critically-acclaimed records and brought their energetic performances to concert halls around the world. In 1992, after seven CDs and extensive touring with Rebirth, Ruffins set off on a solo career. Seeking to focus on his passion for classic New Orleans jazz, he established the Barbecue Swingers, a quintet whose name comes from Kermit’s habit of cooking up savory barbecue from the back of his pickup truck before many of his gigs. Ruffins has since recorded seven albums on his own. Audiences applaud his original compositions and revel in his innovative versions of jazz and swing classics. His energy, virtuoso trumpet playing and expressive voice have earned him regular comparisons to Louis Armstrong. Ruffins’ laid-back demeanor, zest for life and appreciation of good food, music and company embody the unique character of the city where he was born and raised. His fans will find some of his most memorable solo tracks on this collection, many of which are now out of print. For those who have yet to discover the work of this irrepressible showman and talented musician, Kermit Ruffins is the perfect introduction. less...
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Amazon Says: New Orleans Christmas captures the unique and vibrant voice of this city with a collection of holiday favorites decked in the blues, jazz and swing flavors the Crescent City i more...
Amazon Says: New Orleans Christmas captures the unique and vibrant voice of this city with a collection of holiday favorites decked in the blues, jazz and swing flavors the Crescent City is famous for. The album opens with a familiar favorite as Big Al Carson and Academy Award-winning Lars Edegran put a big band twist on Santa Claus is Coming to Town. Home-town favorite James Andrews summons up the spirit of New Orleans Christmas past, as the gravelly tones of his voice and trumpet evoke the raspy vocals of the great Louis Armstrong on Christmas in New Orleans. Other tunes get new twists as a bevy of notable musicians put their signature touches on the holiday classics: Ellis Marsalis tickles the ivories to bring new life into God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen, while the internationally-known John Boutte dreams for snow to fall on the usually-warm city of his birth on his version of White Christmas, recording especially for this collection. Trumpeter and bandleader Gregg Stafford leads the Heritage Hall Jazz Band on their respectful and understated treatment of Silver Bells. Not to be forgotten, the new school of New Orleans music is also helping to get the jingle bells rockin'. The New Birth Brass Band gets the big guy dancing on Santa's Second Line, while Ingrid Lucia, a recent settler in the New Orleans area, teases the chords and the man in red on the playful Zat You, Santa Claus? Papa Don Vappie, The Dukes of Dixieland, Banu Gibson, and Topsy Chapman round out this musical feast of holiday proportions. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of New Orleans Christmas will be donated to New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity in support of their Musicians Village Project. less...
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Amazon Says: This stirring portrait of life after Katrina utilizes the beauty and power of New Orleans jazz as one if its cornerstones. You'll hear My Indian Red Dr. John; Feel Like Funkin more...
Amazon Says: This stirring portrait of life after Katrina utilizes the beauty and power of New Orleans jazz as one if its cornerstones. You'll hear My Indian Red Dr. John; Feel Like Funkin' It Up Rebirth Brass Band; Ooh Poo Pah Doo Trombone Shorty/James Andrews; Buona Sera Louis Prima; Time Is on My Side Irma Thomas/Allen Toussaint; Steve Earle's Grammy-nominated This City , and more! less...
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Amazon Says: 2011 release by New Orleans' most recognized brass band. These guys tour the world bringing their funky street sounds to admiring crowds. Eleven newly-recorded tunes that cele more...
Amazon Says: 2011 release by New Orleans' most recognized brass band. These guys tour the world bringing their funky street sounds to admiring crowds. Eleven newly-recorded tunes that celebrate the music that makes New Orleans great. less...
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